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Summary

The stunning new story of love and secrets from the number one best-selling author of The Forgotten Village.

Can one promise change the fate of two women decades apart?

Scotland, 1940.

War rages across Europe, but Invermoray House is at peace - until the night of Constance’s 21st birthday, when she’s the only person to see a Spitfire crash into the loch. Rescuing the pilot and vowing to keep him hidden, Constance finds herself torn between duty to her family and keeping a promise that could cost her everything.

2020.

Kate arrives in the Highlands to turn Invermoray into a luxury B&B, only to find that the estate is more troubled than she’d imagined. But when Kate discovers the house has a dark history, with Constance’s name struck from its records, she knows she can’t leave until the mystery is solved....

A sweeping tale of love and secrets, perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Lucinda Riley.

©2020 Lorna Cook (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Compelling, dramatic, with a great twist - everyone who loved The Forgotten Village will be sure to love this too." (Jenny Ashcroft, author of Beneath a Burning Sky)

"A wonderfully romantic love story, full of twists and turns." (Nikola Scott, author of My Mother’s Shadow

"A dual delight of love stories, with hugely likeable characters and a corker of a twist!" (Mandy Robotham, author of A Woman of War

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Love Love this book I wish for more

Great Book full off loose ends coming together & interest floods out of each page

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lockdown chill

another great read with a feel good factor ending, just what is needed at.this present time
thank.you

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Lovely read

Wow some lovely twists and turns , just could not finish it quick enough . Brilliant

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Captivating

This is the second book that I have read by Lorna Cook and it didn’t disappoint. I could not stop listening to this amazing story unravel, I was so captivated by the descriptions and story I was almost there myself. Wonderful book thoroughly recommend this.

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Excellently narrated

Really enjoyed this and I thought the narration was excellent. Thank you, I look forward to the next one.

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a great read

love it - enthralled and engrossed by the story - well written and well read